The Impact of Foreign Direct Investment on the Nigerian Economy

The Impact of Foreign Direct Investment on the Nigerian Economy

In the contemporary arena, only few issues evoke stronger pause or condemnation than Multinational Corporations (MNC).  A casual exploration of the literature will demonstrate the strength of positive and negative feelings towards multinational firms (Hood and Young 1979).  Based on this dichotomy existing in the conception of the activities of MNC’s in a developing economy like Nigeria, convenience permits that the views of the cities and defenders be given critical attention.  The MNC’s most zealous cities maintain that MNC’s are agents of economic imperialism and political control to maximize profit without due regard to environmental or human consequences, and are under the control of elitist managers and technocrats who seek to expand their own power and influence.  [Read more…]

The Impact of Business Policy on Organizational Performance

The Impact of Business Policy on Organizational Performance

All management experts and authors believe that policy formulation is part of planning and define it in similar ways.  Yoder (1995:26) defines policy as the guideline to managerial action.  According to Ewurum and Unamka (1995:72) policy is the general guide to action.  It is a guide for making decisions in an enterprise.  Ugbaja (1996:112) defines policy as a guide for making administrative decisions.  Nwatu (1996:67) refers to the term, policy, as the organizational methods, procedures, rules and practices associated with implementing and executing strategy. [Read more…]

Industrial Relation as a Veritable Instrument for the Settlement of Disputes in an Organisation

Industrial Relation as a Veritable Instrument for the Settlement of Disputes in an Organisation

Industrial relation have become a subject of serious interest.  Thus so many practitioners, resource persons and writers have viewed it from different angles. Ezeaku, Ndinechi and Osisioma (1986-126) see industrial relations as study of job regulations that deals with Nile which govern employment and includes a complex of private and public activities, operating in an environment which is concerned with the allocation of rewards to employment for their services and the conditions under which the services are rendered. [Read more…]

Maintenance Culture in Nigeria: An Intuition into The Nigerian Postal Services

Maintenance Culture in Nigeria: An Intuition into The Nigerian Postal Services

Maintenance Culture in Nigeria – Nigerian postal service (NIPOST) is one of the parastatals under he ministry of communications ,meanly known as post and telecommunication. (P&T). The dysfunction of  (P&T) in the year 1985 brought NIPOST into existence. This parastatal since its inception in the year 1985  has its headquarters at Lagos with Branches all over the state (Territories) this establishment deals mainly with postal services which includes mail and its components. All efforts to develop a maintenance culture in our people depend to a large extent on the life style of the leaders. It is therefore obligatory for our leaders as individual and government to consistently strive to ensure this culture in all its ramification. [Read more…]

Problems Facing Students of High Institution of Learning and their Solution

Problems Facing Students of High Institution of Learning and their Solution

Education for charge in the developing countries, particularly in African, has never been as critical as it is today. Besides the perennial issues of relevance. Inadequate of resources,  explosion in enrolment and demand for access, Africa Education confront the challenge of the knowledge revolution and  globalization, phenomena fueled by the rapid advances in knowledge, most of which is produced outside. [Read more…]

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